Andrew Laudato

Andrew Laudato
Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer
The Vitamin Shoppe
Andrew Laudato started his career as a computer programmer and quickly realized he was as passionate about business as he is about technology. The intersection of business and technology is where innovation happens and where people and companies succeed.

After spending more than 20 years as a CIO/CTO, Laudato currently serves as the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of The Vitamin Shoppe. In this role, he leads operations across digital commerce, information technology, enterprise portfolio management, supply chain, strategic sourcing, and commercialization.

Laudato is a member of the CNBC technology executive council, the New York City CIO executive council, and a founding member of the George Mason University's Center for Retail Transformation. In addition, he serves on the board of Lideranca, a private company focused on diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Mr. Laudato shares decades of experience, wisdom, and lessons learned in his recently published book, Fostering Innovation: How to Build an Amazing IT Team, available at local bookstores, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Books-a-Million, and on

Speaking in:

July 28
2:15 pm3:00 pm
Palos Verdes Ballroom, 4th floor
Taking concepts from his new book, Fostering Innovation: How to Build an Amazing IT Team, The Vitamin Shoppe’s COO, Andy Laudato, will share a short introduction on how to design, build, staff, and run a high performing team. Andy will be joined by Gap Inc. CIO Heather Mickman, Tractor Supply CMO, Christi Korzekwa, and Vitamin Shoppe VP of Digital Commerce, Tamara Pircz to discuss universally… Read more